The Importance of Regular Dental Cleanings

Your wellbeing starts with a healthy mouth. Our mouths are a natural entry point for harmful bacteria, which breed on the sugar and carbohydrates we consume each day. Consistent brushing and flossing at least two times per day is essential to your oral health, but it's not enough. Regular dental checkups and professional cleanings are [...]

By |August 15th, 2018|General Dentistry, Gum Disease, Oral Health|Comments Off on The Importance of Regular Dental Cleanings

What You Eat and Drink Really Matters!

Want a healthy mouth? It takes more than just good oral hygiene! In dentistry we focus a great deal on oral hygiene, encouraging proper brushing and flossing and appropriate use of rinses and other gadgetry. We wag our finger at too much candy and soda, but we may not always do a proper job of [...]

By |March 7th, 2018|Diet, Oral Health|Comments Off on What You Eat and Drink Really Matters!

Orthodontic Treatments are More than Cosmetic

Many patients seek out orthodontic treatments for the cosmetic benefit of having a more symmetrical smile, but there are numerous health benefits to realigning the teeth. Not only do straighter teeth resist decay better than crooked ones, but they also ensure better chewing function and can help you prevent painful jaw disorders and breathing problems. [...]

By |February 3rd, 2018|Oral Health|Comments Off on Orthodontic Treatments are More than Cosmetic

5 Things That Can Cause a Toothache (Other Than a Cavity)

Every dentist has heard “I have a toothache,” but there are a wide variety of problems that can cause discomfort in the mouth. Pain may originate in the gums, connective tissue, or the nerves of the tooth. Sometimes a deep cavity is the obvious culprit, but patients often complain of toothaches in the absence of [...]

By |January 17th, 2018|General Dentistry, Oral Health|Comments Off on 5 Things That Can Cause a Toothache (Other Than a Cavity)

Healthy Habits for 2018 Your Mouth Will Thank You For

It’s January again, which means another year has come and gone. If you are like most adults, you often find yourself reflecting on your habits over the last 12 months, and privately resolving to be healthier in the coming year. Whether it’s too little exercise, too many food indulgences, too much wine, or something else [...]

By |January 5th, 2018|Diet, Oral Health|Comments Off on Healthy Habits for 2018 Your Mouth Will Thank You For

Best Tools for Daily Home Dental Care, to Reduce the Risk of Disease between Dental Visits

While visiting the dentist for routine dental exams and cleanings every six months is certainly important, how you care for your teeth in between those appointments is just as vital. When oral hygiene is neglected, it can result in cavities, gum disease, and tooth loss. By properly caring for your pearly whites, you can extend [...]

By |December 16th, 2017|Oral Health|Comments Off on Best Tools for Daily Home Dental Care, to Reduce the Risk of Disease between Dental Visits

Healthy Smile Tips for Both Children and Adults

Keeping your teeth healthy and full of vitality all starts with preventative dentistry. This includes visiting the dentist for biannual examinations and cleanings, but should also include maintaining proper oral hygiene in the comfort of your home. The sooner you can start implementing this into your child’s regimen, the greater chance they have of maintaining [...]

By |November 4th, 2017|Oral Health|Comments Off on Healthy Smile Tips for Both Children and Adults

Why Are My Teeth So Sensitive?

Sensitive teeth can keep your from enjoying certain foods, such as hot coffee and ice cream. If you find yourself cringing each time you bite down, chew, or drink overly hot or cold foods, it may be time to visit the dentist. Knowing the root cause of your tooth sensitivity can rule out serious dental [...]

By |October 9th, 2017|General Dentistry, Gum Disease, Oral Health, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Why Are My Teeth So Sensitive?

Stop Dental Movement with Implant Retention

If you’ve ever worn dentures, you know how uncomfortable they can be. Traditionally, dentures sit on top of the gums and are held in place with denture adhesive. However, the adhesive used doesn’t stop dentures from slipping and sliding around in your mouth. This dental movement causes gum irritation and can lead to embarrassing situations, [...]

By |September 28th, 2017|Dental Implants, dentures, Oral Health, Restorative Dentistry|Comments Off on Stop Dental Movement with Implant Retention